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Uyamai (Respect)
  • Totoya Hokkei
    1780–1850
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo) Japan
  • Uyamai (Respect), 1831, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Kogentei jūhachi bantsuzuki (Eighteen Pictures for the Staircase of Ancient Words)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1424
Description
Literature

Color print of several figures bringing items into a house. The view is from a higher vantage point, looking down onto the figures and roof of the house. There is calligraphy in the top right corner of the image. Poems by Shinsetsutei Umaki, Chikusōan Suzume, and Kaisen Kaname.